New Moon’s High Orbit Lifts Box Office

The Twilight Saga: New Moon remained high in the sky over the Thanksgiving holiday, leading a strong overall box office performance. New Moon grossed $66 million in the five-day frame, ... Continue Reading →

Anima Adds Post Services to Gaturro

Anima Studios in Mexico has signed on to co-produce the animated feature Gaturro, joining lead producer Illusion Studios of Argentina and Toonz Animation India. Anima will carry out ... Continue Reading →

Argentine Campanella to Direct Foosball Feature

Juan Jose Campanella, the Argentine director of El secreto de sus ojos (The Secret in Their Eyes), is preparing to direct the animated feature film Metegol (Foosball). The film, which ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Forever After in 3-D May be Ogre’s Final Movie

DreamWorks Animation announced it will wrap up its signature movie franchise with Shrek Forever After, which will be the first film in the series made in 3-D USA Today also reports ... Continue Reading →

Fox Goes Wide, Frog Gets Early Peek For Thanksgiving

Animation is on the menu this Thanksgiving as Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox goes into wide release Nov. 25. The Fox movie, which has been playing for a couple of weeks on a ... Continue Reading →

Starz Toronto Secures Funding from Royal Bank of Canada

Starz Animation of Toronto has secured $12 million in multiyear financing from the Royal Bank of Canada. The studio, which animated the upcoming CBS holiday special Yes, Virginia, structured ... Continue Reading →

New Moon Shines Brightly With $140 Million Opening

The Twilight Saga: New Moon rose to record heights in its opening weekend, grossing $140 million ‘ good enough for the third-best all-time opening weekend behind leader The Dark ... Continue Reading →

Planet 51, New Moon Vie for Box Office Stardom

It’s vampires versus aliens as studios make their big push to stuff moviegoers into their seats for a pre-Thanksgiving cinematic snack. Sony Pictures Animation represents the ... Continue Reading →

Four to Voice Owls in Guardians of Ga’hoole

Zack Snyder has cast Sam Neill, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and David Wenham to voice the lead roles in the 3D animated feature Guardians of Ga’hoole. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Ten Animated Shorts Advance to Oscar’s Next Voting Round

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 82nd Academy Awards. Thirty-seven pictures had ... Continue Reading →